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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Felony Animal Cruelty Warrant Issued for Suspect Seen on Viral Video

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 21, 2022) – Anaheim Police detectives have obtained a felony arrest warrant for a 33-year-old Anaheim resident in connection to a viral video depicting animal abuse against a dog.

On Thursday, September 15, 2022, severa...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Non-Fatal/Non-Hit Officer Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 2, 2022) – Felony domestic violence suspect uninjured after officer-involved shooting with Anaheim PD officer.

On Friday, 2/2/22, at about 12:19 a.m., Anaheim PD officers responded to an Anaheim area hospital to investigate a rep...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 25, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, August 26, 2022 near Beach Boulevard and Ball Road starting at 7:00 P.M.

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Request for Public Assistance – Impersonating an Officer Arrest

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 4, 2022,) – Anaheim Police Officers have arrested a 35-year-old Tustin man for impersonating a police officer.

On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at about 8:30 p.m., Anaheim PD patrol officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicl...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Homicide Investigation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 5, 2022,) – Anaheim Police Detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after the body of an Anaheim man was located in an Anaheim park.

On Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at about 7 a.m., Anaheim PD patrol officers and personnel from An...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Stolen Olympic Gold Medal Located

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 29, 2022,) – The 2020 Olympic Gold Medal belonging to Jordyn Poulter, which was stolen on May 25, 2022, has been located.

On May 25, 2022, the Anaheim Police Department Communications Center received a call of a vehicle burglary invol...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 29, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, July 1, 2022 near Red Gum Street and La Palma Avenue starting at 5:00 P.M.

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

U-Haul Stolen with 63-Year-Old Autistic Male Inside

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 22, 2022) – Anaheim Police Detectives are requesting assistance in locating a stolen U-Haul box truck and a missing 63-year-old autistic male with the mental age of a four-year-old.

On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at around 2:20 p.m., th...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Anaheim PD Detectives Arrest Suspect in Connection with Theft of Olympic Gold Medal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 7, 2022,) – Anaheim Police Detectives have arrested a suspect for the theft of an Olympic Gold Medal.

On May 25, 2022, the Anaheim Police Department Communications Center received a call of a vehicle burglary involving the theft of an...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Detectives Arrest Suspects in 2021 Homeless Man's Homicide

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 17, 2022) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have arrested Daniel Salazar, 30, and Kaitlyn Stewart, 20, for the November 15 beating of Gilbert Daisaku Johnson. Both Salazar and Stewart are homeless and live in Anaheim.

Johnson was found ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Stabbing Murder of Homeless Man

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 13, 2022) – Homicide detectives have arrested 36-year-old Rolando Echenique for the stabbing murder of 53-year-old Jason Randall Dahl; both are Anaheim homeless men.

On Wednesday, May 11, at about 9:20 a.m., a passerby called Anaheim P...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Victim from Field Homicide Identified

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 12, 2022) – Homicide detectives have identified 53-year-old Jason Randall Dahl, a homeless Anaheim man, as the homicide victim found yesterday in an Anaheim field.

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at about 9:20 a.m., a passerby called Anahe...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Homicide Investigation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 11, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating after the body of a subject was located in an Anaheim field.

On Thursday, May 11, 2022, at about 9:20 a.m., a passerby called Anaheim PD to report a possible deceased subject lo...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 10, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, May 13, 2022 near Harbor Boulevard and La Palma Park Way starting at 6:00 P.M.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Identification of Body Found in Water Basin

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 9, 2022) – Anaheim PD detectives have identified the deceased subject located in an Anaheim water basin as 39-year-old Orange resident, Starwalking-Joseph Wayne Lignowski.

On Sunday, May 8, 2022, at about 5:36 p.m., Anaheim Fire and Re...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Homicide Investigation: Victim and Suspect Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 9, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department homicide detectives have identified the victim, and suspect from a May 8, 2022 homicide investigation.

On Sunday, May 8, 2022, at about 8:39 a.m., APD officers were dispatched to an unknown trouble ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Homicide Investigation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 8, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department homicide detectives are investigating after the discovery of a man’s body inside a parked vehicle. One subject has been detained.

On Sunday, May 8, 2022, at about 8:39 a.m., APD officers were dispat...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Homicide Suspect and Victim Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 4, 2022) – Marlon Garcia, a 22-year-old, male Anaheim resident has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his 59-year-old roommate.

On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, just after 6:30 p.m., Anaheim Police Dispatch received a call reporting Marlo...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Homicide Investigation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 4, 2022) – A male Anaheim resident in his 20’s has been detained on suspicion of murder after a body was discovered in his residence.

On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, just after 6:30 p.m., Anaheim Police Dispatch received a call of an adult ma...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Homicide Victim Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 2, 2022) – Homicide detectives have publicly identified 36-year-old Anaheim resident Gildardo Parrales Gracian as the victim of the May 1, 2022 homicide that occurred at La Palma Park in Anaheim.

On Sunday, May 1, 2022, just after 10 p...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Juvenile Suspect Arrested for Homicide

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 1, 2022) – Homicide detectives have arrested a 17-year-old, male, resident of Anaheim for the shooting death of an unidentified male adult at the annual Anaheim Cinco de Mayo Festival.

On Sunday, May 1, 2022, just after 10 p.m., Anahei...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Double Homicide Suspect Arrested and Victim Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 20, 2022) – Homicide detectives have arrested 26-year-old Irvine resident Ramy Fahim on suspicion of murder for a double-homicide that occurred during the morning of April 19, 2022.

On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at about 6:30 a.m., Ana...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Fourth Suspect Arrested in 2020 Murder

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 13, 2022) – Homicide detectives have arrested Miguel Urbina Pelaez, a 21-year-old Fullerton resident, for the 2020 shooting death of a 28-year-old Anaheim man.

On August 15, 2020, just after midnight, Anaheim officers responded to th...

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Posted on: April 10, 2022

Arrest of Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 9, 2022) – Anaheim Police investigators have arrested 31-year-old unincorporated Anaheim resident Andrew Pio on suspicion of attempted kidnapping.

On March 31, 2022, at approximately 2:45 p.m., the Anaheim Police Department Communicat...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Police Pursuit

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 8, 2022) – A male suspect, possibly related to an attempted kidnapping on March 31, 2022 in Anaheim, led officers on a high speed pursuit.

At approximately 1430 hours, officers saw a male driving a pick-up truck in the area of Lambert...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Attempted Kidnapping of a 13-Year-Old Student

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 1, 2022) – Anaheim Police investigators are asking for the public’s assistance related to the attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old student.

On March 31, 2022, at approximately 2:45 p.m., the Anaheim Police Department Communications C...

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Posted on: March 26, 2022

Suspect Arrested in Connection with Two Unprovoked Attacks in Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 26, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department Criminal Investigation Detectives have identified and arrested a male wanted in connection with two unprovoked assaults in the city of Anaheim. 

On Thursday, March 3, 2022, at 6:15 p.m., ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Request for Public Assistance – Attempt to Identify Assault Suspect

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 24, 2022) – Anaheim Police investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an unprovoked assault.

On Thursday, March 3rd, 2022 a male adult employee of the Anaheim Central Library was assaulted in an ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Man Arrested for Murder After Shooting Bystander in Domestic Argument

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 21, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested Adalid Arcigaplancarte, a 52-year-old Anaheim man, for fatally shooting a man who witnessed him arguing with a woman in a strip mall parking lot.

On March 18, 2022, just...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Arrest of Outstanding Suspect Made in Connection with December Gang Murder

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 21, 2022) – Franky Mejia Echeverria, an outstanding suspect wanted for the December 2021, murder of a 23-year-old Anaheim man has been arrested without incident.

On December 21, 2021, around 4:15 p.m. Anaheim police officers responde...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

The Anaheim Police Department Encourages Safe St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 15, 2022) – Anaheim, Calif. – This St. Patrick’s Day, the Anaheim Police Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly.

The Anaheim Police Department Traffic...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Parolee Wanted in Connection with December Gang Murder

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested one man and are searching for another in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old Anaheim man who was shot to death near his home in late December.

On December 21, 2021, around ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 3, 2022) – Anaheim Police personnel fatally shoot suspect after hours long standoff.

On Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at about 9:45 p.m., Anaheim Police personnel responded to the 600 block of S. Resh Street regarding a male suspect who ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Four Arrested for November Motel Homicide

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 22, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested four suspects in connection with the shooting death of a Garden Grove man in a motel parking lot last year.

On November 16, 2021, at about 12:17 a.m., Anaheim police officers r...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Request for Public Assistance: Hit and Run Investigation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department traffic investigators are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision.

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, an adult female in her ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, February 18, 2022 near Magnolia Street and Crescent Avenue starting at 6:00 P.M.

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision – Request for Public Assistance

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 23, 2021) – Anaheim Police Department traffic investigators are asking for the public’s assistance regarding a fatal hit and run collision.

On Thursday, December 23, 2021, at about 2:42 a.m., a witness heard a traffic collision in...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 17, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, December 17, 2021 near Orange Avenue and Beach Boulevard starting at 6:00 P.M.

Checkpoint locations are chosen bas...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 26, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 29, 2021 near Lincoln Avenue and Anaheim Boulevard starting at 6:00 P.M.

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 13, 2018) The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation at six Anaheim locations on March 10, 2018. The operation resulted in six citations for purchasing alcohol for a minor and one citation ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

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ANAHEIM, CA (Oct. 12, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $403,200 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program to augment the City’s ongoing commitment to promote and improve roadway safety. ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday October 6, 2017 on S State College Blvd. and Lincoln Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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